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happens it doesn't come directly at you. product search didn't exist when ebay started. google had started. craigslist had started. what we needed to do was to face up to the reality of the change and in essence reinvent e-bay with today's tech, what was today's technology and internet and reimagine, reinvent the company. >> charlie: did some people come to you and say if you do this, you're going to cannibalize what we have. >> absolutely. at some point you have to choice. the dilemma in technology is either you cannibalize yourself or someone else is going to do it. we took the tough medicine, labeled it a turn around. no one liked it at first. that allowed us to focus on fixing the fundamentals of the business which have now turned beautifully. >> charlie: as you led those conversations, what was your definition of what you wanted ebay to be? well, ebay's purpose has never really changed. our ebay founder said he measures success by positively impacting hundreds of millions of people's lives around the world and connecting them through trade. and so what we needed to do was to update th
. the problem that they have is that they're baling amazon and google and sony and apple all of whom have different solutions that don't involve cable or the cable subscription fees to offer over the top television on any kind of screen, whether it's a smart phone, a tablet or whatever. >> and you're going to see a lot of frowns on the cable industry executives later this year when apple comes out with a user-friendly device that will be the replacement for the set-top box and the remote control. >> lotfrown on those shareholders of those cable stocks as well. speaking of competition, you mentioned netflix, we have to mention netflix, big disrupter not only the distribution side which it has been for years but also on content, new series house of cards all 13 yep soweds out on-line, is this a significant building risk? >> well, it certainly makes netflix look itself like a house of cards. because reid hastings is betting $100 million on this greek-- new content that he's creating. and this isjustthe first of many series that he's hoping will attract-- attract new subscribers. the real iss
in january, vice president biden appeared in a google fire side hangout on gun violence with newsho's hari sreenivasan. >> what's your interpretation of the second amendment? >> my interpretation is the second amendment is an individual right. >> suarez: such events happened last december during the fiscal cliff negotiations. when president obama visited a family in northern virginia to prod congress to act. his republican opponent complained about the strategy saying the president is more focused on talk than on action. this was senate minority leader mitch mcconnell two weeks ago. >> well, i'd suggest that one thing the american people don't want is a permanent campaign. the that's the last thing the american people are looking for is a permanent campaign. they want us to work together on solutions to our problems and deficits and debt are right at the top of the list. so i'd like to suggest this morning that the president rethink the adversarial tone he's adopted in recent weeks. >> brown: but the white house is pressing ahead. today's event took place at the same time a top republican-
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